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 “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”Mohandas K. Gandhi

“Desire! That’s the one secret of every man’s career. Not education. Not being born with hidden talents. Desire.” - Johnny Carson

“I was made to work. If you are equally industrious, you will be equally successful.” - Thomas A. Edison

“To find a career to which you are adapted by nature, and then to work hard at it, is about as near to a formula for success and happiness as the world provides. One of the fortunate aspects of this formula is that, granted the right career has been found, the hard work takes care of itself. Then hard work is not hard work at all.” - Mark Sullivan

“It’s not what you achieve, it’s what you overcome. That’s what defines your career.”Carlton Fisk

These are some of my favorite quotes regarding work and careers. Work should be an expression of yourself and if you operate in alignment with your talents, passions, purpose, skills, etc…it also is a form of worship. St Irenaneous stated that “Man fully alive is the glory of God.” I agree with this quote 100%.

How many of us go day in and day out in jobs that suck the life out of us? I felt like this almost daily as I continued to show up and work in a job that was misaligned with my purpose. It wasn’t until I took full responsibility for my life and began the process of learning what ideal work was for me that my day job became more bearable. When I finally knew where I was going I could stay in the job I hated through the transitional period because I had hope.

The journey was not easy and at times I grew very impatient and weary and the slow pace of the business. But I kept going. I encourage you to stay strong and stick to it in your own journey. Remember you are not alone. When you feel to weak to go on- lean on your supports. Reach out to those God placed in your life for encouragement. We are not meant to go it alone!

Question: What is your favorite quote? What do you do when you grow weary in your transition? Please go here to share your comments on my site!

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Comment by Caroline Gavin on March 8, 2014 at 9:02am

Thank you for your encouragement, Stephanie! It truly makes my heart smile too... :)


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Comment by Stephanie OBrien on March 7, 2014 at 4:25pm

Thank Caroline for your kind words. They make my heart smile :)

Chris- Thank you for those quotes. Those are awesome! I'm going to add those to my ever growing list as well!

Comment by Caroline Gavin on March 7, 2014 at 3:01pm

Stephanie, thank you so much for sharing quotes of inspiration and words of wisdom! How comforting and encouraging it is to know that we are not alone in our journeys. God is gracious to place people on our paths who will support us in achieving our purposes. I am grateful for the blessing you have been on my purposeful pathway, and I pray God continues to bless and inspire you! 

Comment by Chris Conley on March 6, 2014 at 3:29pm

Stephanie, when you ask for favorite quote I can't have just one. here are a few, To the person who doesn't know where he wants to go, there is no favorable wind. Seneca  Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. Carl Bard  It's never to late to be what you might of been.  I've got about 500 more. thanks for sharing

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